Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino

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Overview of Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino

Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Windhoek with 3 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges

8.0/10 Very good

120 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
The price is £93
Price available on 8/10/2022
Gustav Voigts Centre, 129 Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Khomas, 9000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Casino
  • 3 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Business centre
  • Airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle
  • Terrace
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Fridge
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Windhoek

Getting around

  • Windhoek (ERS-Eros) - 10 min drive
  • Windhoek (WDH-Hosea Kutako) - 36 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino

4-star hotel in the business district
A casino, a round-trip airport shuttle and a terrace are just a few of the amenities provided at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino. Hit the jackpot at this hotel with amenities such as 7 casino gaming tables, a casino VIP room and 132 slot machines. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 3 on-site restaurants, which feature brunch and happy hour. In addition to a coffee shop/cafe and a hair salon, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Other perks include:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Free self-parking
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), an area shuttle and an area shuttle
  • Luggage storage, a front desk safe and meeting rooms
  • Guest reviews say good things about the pool and central location
Room features
All 173 rooms feature comforts, such as 24-hour room service and pillow menu, as well as perks, such as Laptop workspace and air conditioning. Guests reviews speak well of the size rooms at the property.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/bath combinations and free toiletries
  • Plasma TVs with premium channels
  • Fridges, coffee/tea makers and daily housekeeping


Afrikaans, English, German

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of AvaniSHIELD (Avani)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and Ecolab (third-party expert - Global)


Contactless social distancing
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 173 rooms
  • Arranged over 16 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • One child (12 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • 3 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay free

What to do

  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car hire
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop


  • Built in 1973
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool
  • Casino
  • 7 casino gaming tables
  • 132 casino slot machines
  • Casino VIP room


  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Grab bar near toilet


  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • German

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Plasma television
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Turndown service
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


The Dunes Restaurant – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Oasis – On-site bar. Open selected days.
Pantry at Avani – This café serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.
Stratos at Avani – Overlooking the pool, this fine-dining restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open selected days.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NAD 210 for adults and NAD 95 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NAD 350 per person (one-way)
  • Local area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of AvaniSHIELD (Avani) guidelines.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and Ecolab (third-party expert - Global).


Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

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Frequently asked questions

Does Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
As of 4 Oct 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino on 4 Nov 2022 start from £93, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is NAD 350 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-out and contactless social distancing are available.
Is there an on-site casino at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
Yes, the 9881 square-foot casino features 132 slot machines and 7 gaming tables.
What is there to do at Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino and nearby?
Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino has 3 bars and a casino, as well as an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre.
Are there restaurants at or near Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino?
Yes, there are 3 on-site restaurants, featuring pool views. The dining venue will be unavailable from 1 July 2021 to 1 September 2022 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Skybar (5-min walk), Sicilia (5-min walk) and Craft Café (6-min walk).
What's the area around Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino like?
Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino is in the heart of Windhoek, a short 2-minute walk from Zoo Park and 4 minutes' walk from Post Street Mall. The local area is considered walkable, as well as being good for shopping.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Geoffrey, 7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Tyler, 3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very modern hotel with excellent staff and facilities in the center of town
paul, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

The rooms are okay. The food was not. They didn’t have anything I wanted to order from the menu. “They we’re out of stock “ for most staffs. Annoying
Hannes, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Nice hotel at a good price
Juan, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic stay!
Ramohudi Simon, 1-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

The room was spacious; clean but TV reception was very poor. The restaurant decorum is dull and not bright; breakfast food in the pots not good... very cold. The Chef's uniform not presentable; One Chef serving many guests why?
MNHanjahanja, 4-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

2/10 Poor

3-night trip
Verified CheapTickets guest review

6/10 Good

Helpful staff
Fairly average large hotel. Clean an well located. Staff very helpful and friendly.
Sarah, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Victor, 1-night trip
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